IOA 2006 Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat with Poster Session on Aging
Richard J. Hodes, MD, Director of the National Institute on Aging, served as the 2006 Sylvan M. Cohen Visiting Scholar. Dr. Hodes spoke on "In vivo regulation of telomerase activity and telomere length."
The IOA was also honored to have, as PENN presenters, David B. Weiner, PhD, Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Edward Lee, MD, PhD, Resident, Anatomic Pathology Division.
Dr. Weiner offered "Improving the Potency of DNA Vaccines." Dr. Weiner's laboratory helped to found the field of DNA vaccine. Currently, they are exploring novel methods for the generation of antiviral immune responses and dissecting the molecular virology of HIV-1, particularly as it relates to interactions with cellular pathways.
Dr. Edward Lee presented "Alzheimer's disease immunotherapy: Targeting A beta oligomers" and discuss his work on Alzheimer's disease immunotherapy.
Welcome and Opening Remarks,
Dean Arthur Rubenstein, Penn School of Medicine, and Dr. John Q. Trojanowski, Director, IOA
Dr. Richard Hodes, Sylvan M. Cohen Visiting Scholar, Director, National Institute on Aging
Dr. David B. Weiner, Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Penn School of Medicine
Dr. Edward Lee, Resident, Anatomic Pathology Division, Penn School of Medicine
Poster Session on Aging - Who participated in the 2006 Poster Session on Aging?